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Zoology

About the Department

  • Our department is established in 1982
  • Conducts excursion to promote knowledge pertaining to wild life and environmental awareness
  • Conducts seminars , workshops to aware students in the field of Biology
  • Career guidance and regular counselling
  • Encourage students to participate in research activities
  • Arrange guest lecture and interactive session with eminent personalities in the subject

About the Subject

  • Nurture interest in the students for the subject of Zoology
  • create awareness of the basic and modern concepts of Zoology
  • Orients students about the recent environmental issues, challenges, its protection and conservation
  • Imbibe the importance of nutrition and health aspects in human life
  • Inculcates good laboratory practices and precautions among students to train them about scientific handling of research instruments
DR. CHHAYA S. MITTER
HOD

Dr. C.S. Mitter (M.Sc. Ph.D.) Associate Proffessor,HOD

  • Since working 15th July 1989 till date in this institution.
  • Completed one orientation and three refresher courses.
  • Completed two minor research projects(University Of Mumbai)
  • Attended number of workshops related to subject.
  • Presented number of research papers in National and International conferences/Seminars.
  • Worked as judge in various science exhibitions conducted at Zonal and National level.
  • Member of various scintific committies
  • Engaged in various social activities.
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vitthal dandwate
Associate Professor

Pro. Vitthal B. Dandwate (M.Sc.) Associate Professor

  • Working since 2nd December 1987 as a full time lecturer in Zoology at S.P.K. Mahavidyalaya ,Sawantwadi
  • Joined Sathaye college on 27th November 1998 as a surplus teacher from Sawantwadi.
  • Recognized as a Post Graduate university teacher from March 2007.
  • Selection Grade on 24th August 2003
  • Associate Professor from 2010.
  • Completed 4 refresher courses and 1 orientation programme.
  • completed one minor research project ( University of Mumbai)
  • Attended number of workshops and seminars related to subject.
  • Worked as a judge in Science exhibition at Zonal level. 
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SHRI. VISHAL S. KADU
Assistant Professor

Teaching is my passion and research is my prime interest. I particularly enjoy teaching subjects like epigenetics, biotechnology, cell biology, Biochemistry, Molecular biology and Genetics. I am working on Indian bats and pursuing my PhD, entitled 'Molecular characterization of tyrosine catabolic enzymes in Indian bats’.

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SHRI. VISHAL S. KADU
Assistant Professor

Teaching is my passion and research is my prime interest. I particularly enjoy teaching subjects like epigenetics, biotechnology, cell biology, Biochemistry, Molecular biology and Genetics. I am working on Indian bats and pursuing my PhD, entitled 'Molecular characterization of tyrosine catabolic enzymes in Indian bats’.

Research Project

Comparative study of two lakes (Powai and vihar) in Mumbai, with respect to various physico-chemical parameters and zooplankton diversity.
Principal Investigator :Vitthal Dandwate
Co Investigator :Vishal Kadu
Period :20-11-2014 - 31-03-2015
Status :Completed

Research Papers Published

Antiepileptic Drug Sodium Valproate Alters Male Reproductive Functions In Rats
Co Author :Ashok P. Manekar, Yogita S. Patil-Dhuri,Shreya R. Patil, Geetha D. Shetty,Digvijay Tonchar, Sandhya Kadiru, Jagdish R. Mehta
Name of Publication :International Journal of Molecular Genetics.
Name of Editors :Nora Fung-Yee Tam
Name of Publisher :S. Vivekananda
Year of Publication :2015
ISSN :ISSN 2249-4227
Impact Factor :0.92

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TWO LAKES (POWAI AND VIHAR) IN MUMBAI, WITH RESPECT TO PHYSICO-CHEMICAL PARAMETERS AND ZOOPLANKTON DIVERSITY
Co Author :Vitthal Dandwate, Nikhil Yadav and Deelip Bharmal
Name of Publication :International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology
Name of Editors :Bipul Sarma
Name of Publisher :International Journal of Science
Year of Publication :2015
ISSN :ISSN 2278-3687 (O); 2277-663X (P)
Impact Factor :1.92

Megaderma lyra homogentisate 1,2dioxygenase (HGD) mRNA, partial cds
Co Author :Manekar,A.P., Patil,S.R., Kadiru,S. and Tonchar,D.
Name of Publication :NCBI GenBank
Name of Editors :Amos Baruch
Name of Publisher :National Center for Biotechnology Information
Year of Publication :2015
ISSN :Accession number KT899955

Megaderma lyra clone VK1 fumarylacetoacetate hydrolyase (FAH) mRNA, partial cds
Co Author :Manekar,A.P., Patil,S.R., Tonchar,D.R. and Kadiru,S.
Name of Publication :NCBI GenBank
Name of Editors :Amos Baruch
Name of Publisher :National Center for Biotechnology Information
Year of Publication :2015
ISSN :Accession number KU240019

Taphozous longimanus clone DT1 alpha adrenergic receptor 2B (aar2B) gene, partial cds
Co Author :Manekar,A.P., Tonchar,D.R., Patil,S.R., Kadiru,S. and Sonwane,D.P.
Name of Publication :NCBI GenBank
Name of Editors :Amos Baruch
Name of Publisher :National Center for Biotechnology Information
Year of Publication :2015
ISSN :Accession number KU240020

Megaderma lyra 4hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase (HPD) mRNA, partial cds
Co Author :Manekar,A.P., Patil,S.R., Tonchar,D. and Kadiru,S.
Name of Publication :NCBI GenBank
Name of Editors :Amos Baruch
Name of Publisher :National Center for Biotechnology Information
Year of Publication :2015
ISSN :Accession number JQ004403KT899954

Hipposideros fulvus growth hormone receptor (GHR) gene, exon 10 and partial cds
Co Author :Manekar,A.P., Patil,S.R., Jha,S.M., Mehta,J.R. and Tonchar,D.
Name of Publication :NCBI GenBank
Name of Editors :Amos Baruch
Name of Publisher :National Center for Biotechnology Information
Year of Publication :2014
ISSN :Accession number KM886248.1

Induction of secondary axis in hydra revisited: New insights into pattern formation
Co Author :Surendra Ghaskadbi and Saroj Ghaskadbi
Name of Publication :International Journal of Molecular and Cellular Medicine (IJMCM)
Name of Editors :Haleh Akhavan-Niaki
Name of Publisher :Cellular and Molecular Biology Research Center, Babol University of Medical Sciences
Year of Publication :2012
ISSN :e-ISSN: 2251-9645 p-ISSN: 2251-9637
Impact Factor :1.09

Hydra vulgaris strain Ind-Pune calmodulin binding protein 3 (STRN3) mRNA Complete cds.
Co Author :Surendra Ghaskadbi, Reddy P.C.
Name of Publication :NCBI GenBank
Name of Editors :Amos Baruch
Name of Publisher :National Center for Biotechnology Information
Year of Publication :2012
ISSN :Accession number JQ004403

Research Papers Presented

Water quality monitoring of river Vainganga in Gondia district using microinvertebrates
Co Author :Harinkhede Pralhad, Ashok Manekar
Name of Seminar :Wetland-present status , ecology and conservation
Level :National
Period :12-08-2015-12-08-2015
Name of Organizers :M. D. College of Arts, Science and Commerce parel, Mumbai

Effect of cyclophosphamide on reproductive system and kidney of the albino rats
Co Author :Ashok Manekar.
Name of Conference :102nd Indian Science Congress.
Level :International
Period :03-01-2015-07-01-2015
Name of Organizers :Mumbai University, Kalina campus

SHRI. NIKHIL D. YADAV
Contractual

Assistant Professor( Contractual Basis)

  • Completed M.Sc. and B.Ed. qualification from Mumbai University.
  • Teaching experience of total 6 years.
  • Worked as a school teacher and as a junior college teacher of PTV association.
  • Joined Sathaye College as an assistant professor on contractual basis in 2014.
  • One of the assitant memeber in 'Gravity' college festival and 'Science Association'.
  • Attended workshops related Zoology.
  • Completed one minor research project(University of Mumbai)
  • Pursuing M.Ed. degree from Mumbai University.
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Pradeep Yadav
Assistant Professor

I have been working in Sathaye college as contractual teacher since july 2016

Worked as an expert for practical examination for F.Y.B.Sc, S.Y.B.sc, and T.Y.B.Sc.

One of the assistant member in the" Gravity" college festival.

completed M.Sc from Mumbai University.

 

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S.Y.B.SC.
sem III Paper-III
Parasitology and Entomology